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Reconceiving Religious Conflict: New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity [Edited Book]

Mayer, Wendy and De Wet, Chris (2018) Reconceiving Religious Conflict: New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity [Edited Book]. Routledge, London. 338pp. ISBN 978-1-138-22991-4

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Abstract

Reconceiving Religious Conflict deconstructs instances of religious conflict within the formative centuries of Christianity, the first six centuries CE. It explores the theoretical foundations of religious conflict; the dynamics of religious conflict within the context of persecution and martyrdom; the social and moral intersections that undergird the phenomenon of religious conflict; and the relationship between religious conflict and religious identity. It is unique in that it does not solely focus on religious violence as it is physically manifested, but on religious conflict (and tolerance), looking too at dynamics of religious discourse and practice that often precede and accompany overt religious violence.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Proofs
Keywords: Religious Conflict, New Views, Formative Centuries, Christianity
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
A - Humanities, general
B - New Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: ALC: Australian Lutheran College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2019 01:47
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 01:47
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3544

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